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Myths and Facts: What You Don’t Know About Social Security Disability Could Hurt You.

May 17, 2018

It’s a fact: Qualifying for the Social Security disability benefits you have rightfully earned can be difficult, time-consuming, and stressful. The process becomes even more difficult if you are misled by common myths and misconceptions about Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Here are four Social Security disability myths and one

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Winning Takes a Smart, Tough, and Persistent Team: A Case History from Tom Nash

April 9, 2018

The path to winning Social Security disability benefits can be complex, confusing and difficult to navigate. An oft-quoted African proverb says “It takes a village to raise a child.” Likewise, it often takes a team—a specialized and dedicated team—to win a disability case. Let me illustrate my point by sharing of the story of a

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What are Social Security Disability Consultative Exams?

April 6, 2018

It is common for those who apply for Social Security disability benefits to get a letter or a phone call from Social Security telling them that they must appear for a “Consultative Examination.” As you would expect, this often prompts some apprehension and raises questions like: What is this? Do have I have to go?

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The Perils of Waiting to File Your Disability Claim

March 5, 2018

At Nash Disability Law, two of the most common remarks we hear from disability applicants are: “I should have come to see you sooner,” and “I should not have waited so long to file my disability claim.” If you are disabled and unable to work, our best advice is to pursue a claim for Social

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